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Realising Redd+: National strategy and policy options
- A. Angelsen, M. Brockhaus, M. Kanninen, Erin O. Sills, W. Sunderlin, S. Wertz-Kanounnikoff
- Environmental Science
Performance-based payments are key, yet limited. Payments based on performance directly incentivise and compensate forest owners and users. But schemes such as payments for environmental services… Expand
Incentives to Sustain Forest Ecosystem Services: A Review and Lessons for REDD
- I. Bond, M. Grieg-Gran, S. Wertz-Kanounnikoff, P. Hazlewood, S. Wunder, A. Angelsen
- Environmental Science
- 30 June 2009
Approximately 17 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by land-use change and, in particular, the destruction of tropical forests. Reducing land-use change and forest degradation has… Expand
Direct conservation payments in the Brazilian Amazon: Scope and equity implications
- J. Boerner, S. Wunder, S. Wertz-Kanounnikoff, M. Tito, L. Pereira, N. Nascimento
- 1 April 2010
This article looks into the scope and equity implications of applying payments for environmental services (PES) as a REDD implementation mechanism in the Brazilian Amazon. We establish a set of… Expand
What are the key design issues for REDD and the criteria for assessing options
How can we monitor, report and verify carbon emissions from forests?
The context of REDD+ in Mozambique: drivers, agents and institutions.
This publication offers an overview of REDD+ strategy in Mozambique through a synthesis of the current knowledge about the causes of forest carbon changes, a review of the legal and institutional… Expand
Payments for Ecosystem Services: A New Way of Conserving Biodiversity in Forests
The concept of payments for ecosystem services (PES) is probably the most promising innovation in conservation since Rio 1992, slowly but certainly to expand in the tropics. In a global context of… Expand
Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change: What scope for payments for environmental services?
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in payments for environmental services (PES) for ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA). So far, however, experiences and theoretical analyses of PES… Expand
Global and national REDD+ architecture: linking institutions and actions
The global REDD+ architecture will influence the design and implementation of national REDD+ schemes. However, the nature of the global architecture is not yet clear and will probably evolve quickly… Expand